Cruising’s new dawn

Just in time for the start of the 2021 cruise season, we’ve been looking at what the major shipping lines have done to get you back on the water.


Press play

After an extended pause, Australia’s cruise season is expected to go off with a bang, writes Peter Lynch.


The new ships of 2021

Despite the upheaval of this year, ship-builders have been busier than ever, building and readying ships for sailings in 2021.


The heroes of cruise

In times of great crisis, the most unlikely heroes appear. Here’s who you nominated as your champions.


Providores ready to welcome you back

Onshore suppliers are desperately awaiting the return to cruise and the boost to their businesses.


Avalon Waterways

At Avalon Waterways, they see river cruising differently.


5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are five ways Avalon Waterways is planning to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.


What’s on board

Beyond the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows in Avalon’s Panorama Suites is a world waiting to be explored – your way.


Where they sail

Embark with Avalon on your choice of 80 cruises on 10 rivers through 20 countries in Europe, Asia, and South America.


Carnival Cruise Line

Founded in the United States in 1972, Carnival Cruise Line is both the largest and most popular cruise line in the world.


4 ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are four ways Carnival Cruise Line is planning to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.


What’s on board

Carnival Cruise Line ships are packed with things to see, do, taste and try. Here's what's on board.


Where they sail

The two dedicated ships sailing year-round from Australia boast a variety of unique itineraries.


Coral Expeditions

As Australia’s pioneering cruise line, Coral Expeditions leads remote, immersive expeditions.


Ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are five ways Coral Expeditions is planning to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.


What’s on board

Guests cruise with Coral because of the unique destinations, diverse shore excursions and expert-led programs.


Where they sail

The most beautiful, yet undiscovered, regions of Australia, Asia-Pacific, the South Pacific and Indian Ocean islands.


Cunard

The most famous ocean liners in the world. If this is the first time you have sailed with Cunard, prepare yourself for a treat.


5 ways they’re keeping you safe

With enhanced wellbeing measures on board Cunard ships you’ll still be able to enjoy the holiday you dreamed of.


What’s on board

Hot-foot it to a tango lesson, spend an afternoon in a martini mixology class or enjoy the blissful indulgence of a hot-stone massage.


Where they sail

We invite you to embark on an elegant World Voyage, visit far-flung and exotic destinations or holiday a little closer to home.


Dream Cruises

Everything Dream does is motivated by bringing guests' dreams to life, as evidenced by the line’s motto: We are Dream Makers.


5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are five ways Dream Cruises is keeping you safe in 2021 and beyond.


What’s on board

There's so much to do onboard a Dream Cruises' ship. From 35 food and beverage options to famous nightclubs.


Where they sail

Dream Cruises plans to operate all scheduled itineraries across South-East Asia once all restrictions are lifted.


Holland America Line

Welcome to Holland America Line, recognised for nearly 150 years as a leader in premium cruising.


5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are 5 ways Holland America Line is planning to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.


What’s on board

On ship and on shore, unrivalled culinary experiences and unforgettable dining take your journey to delicious new heights.


Where they sail

From one-day mini-holidays to once-in-a-lifetime Grand World Voyage, here's where Holland America Line will take you.


Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten gives you the opportunity to travel with meaning.


6 ways they’re keeping you safe

The six ways Hurtigruten will keep you safe on board.


What’s on board

Life onboard a Hurtigruten expedition cruise is famously relaxed.


Where they sail

Hurtigruten is taking adventure travel into the next century and beyond.


Norwegian Cruise Line

Sail across oceans, hop around islands, and Feel Free to holiday your way with Norwegian Cruise Line.


5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are 5 ways Norwegian Cruise Line plans to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.


What’s on board

When you cruise with NCL, you’re free. Free to dine, dance, laugh, explore and relax.


Where they sail

Feel Free to cruise the world with NCL's 17 ships sailing to over 300 destinations across the globe.


Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises is the world’s leading culinary- and destination-focused cruise line


5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are 5 ways Oceania Cruises is planning to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.


What’s on board

From reading in the library to sipping fine vintages at a wine tasting, a wonderful spectrum of enriching activities awaits.


Where they sail

Oceania Cruises continually brings you to new and off-the-beaten-path places in the most desirable corners of the world.


P&O Cruises

For over 88 years, P&O has helped Aussies discover a holiday that’s Like No Place on Earth.


Healthy Cruising with P&O Cruises

The health, safety and well-being of P&O Cruises' valued guests, the communities, and their loyal crew, is the top priority.


What’s on board

On a P&O Cruise, you’ll soon discover that there is something for everyone. Welcome to cruising Australian style!


Destinations & Cruises

Discover a love for cruising on a Short Break or go further afield and enjoy the best of the South Pacific Islands.


Paul Gauguin Cruises

Paul Gauguin Cruises opens the wonders of French Polynesia and the South Pacific.


5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Paul Gauguin has reinforced its health and safety policies incorporating a complete range of technological, human and equipment-based measures.


What’s on board

Paul Gauguin Cruises guests enjoy luxurious ship, high-end service, spacious staterooms, fine gastronomy.


Where they sail

Paul Gauguin Cruises’ carefully designed small-ship itineraries range from seven to 14 nights.


PONANT, Yacht Cruises & Expeditions

PONANT’s award-winning luxury expeditions are led by a team of expedition experts.


5 ways they’re keeping you safe

PONANT has incorporated a complete range of technological, human and equipment-based measures.


What’s on board

PONANT guests can enjoy refined gastronomy and wine selections at various restaurant facilities.


Where they sail

PONANT’s luxury expeditions take guests to the wildest and most far-flung parts of the world.


Princess

Connecting you to loved ones and extraordinary destinations.


Ways they’re keeping you safe

How Princess are keeping their guests safe with 6 protocols.


What’s on board

The crew members work to ensure you have your dream holiday.


Where they sail

The amazing destinations Princess will take you to.


Regent Seven Seas Cruises

Regent Seven Seas Cruises is the leading luxury cruise line, delivering An Unrivalled Experience™ for over 25 years.


5 ways they’re keeping you safe

Here are five ways Regent Seven Seas Cruises are planning to keep you safe in 2021 and beyond.


What’s onboard

Regent’s award-winning fleet delivers style and class, from bow to stern, throughout every region of the world.


Where they sail

Regent Seven Seas Cruises takes you to over 450 immersive destinations including Africa, Alaska, Asia, Australia and Europe.